sild

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Norwegian and Danish, from Old Norse síld. More at sile. See also sillock.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

sild (countable and uncountable, plural silds)

  1. Any young herring (other than a sprat), especially if canned and processed in Scandinavia for sale as a sardine.

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old Norse síld, síl, from Proto-Germanic *sīlą.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sild c ( singular definite silden, plural indefinite sild)

  1. herring
  2. (slang) a young, attractive woman

Declension[edit]


Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *cilta, from Baltic.

Noun[edit]

sild (genitive silla, partitive silda)

  1. bridge

Declension[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sild f (genitive singular sildar, plural sildir)

  1. herring (Clupea harengus)

Declension[edit]

Declension of sild
f2 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative sild sildin sildir sildirnar
accusative sild sildina sildir sildirnar
dative sild sildini sildum sildunum
genitive sildar sildarinnar silda sildanna

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sild, síld

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sild m, f (definite singular silda or silden, indefinite plural sild or silder, definite singular sildene)

  1. (fish) herring

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sild and síld.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sɪld/, /sɪlː/ invalid IPA characters (/,/) (example of pronunciation)

Noun[edit]

sild f (definite singular silda; indefinite plural sildar/silder; definite plural sildane/sildene)

  1. herring; Clupea harengus

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